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Choosing the Right Social Media for Your Institution

October 2014

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In this ongoing 6-part series of posts, the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) examines the different ways museums can promote their activities online. Each month, a different social media platform is featured. In part 3, we look at social networking platforms and their use in the heritage sector.

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Pinterest for Museums

May 2014

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Currently, Pinterest is the fastest growing social media website in the world. In fact, it now ranks as the 3rd most popular site of its kind, behind Facebook and Twitter.

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Resources for Social Media in Museums

December 2013

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Social media have worked their way into the marketing and educational outreach of almost all museums today. If you or your institution is new to the idea of using these powerful (and now ubiquitous) tools for communicating with your visitors – or to tap into new audiences – CHIN has compiled a few introductory resources to get you started down the path of becoming a social media maven.

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What is Facebook’s Edgerank and Why Should You Care?

August 2013

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How does Facebook determine which messages make it onto your newsfeed? Well, you might think that Facebook provides all the news items generated by your circle of friends, but it doesn’t really.

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5 Reasons for Cultural Organizations to Remain Active in Social Media

June 2013

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How useful is social media? This is a question that small museums may struggle with, balanced against the potential risks and investment of resources required.

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Museums Invite Instagrammers to Participate in Exhibits

April 2013

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The popular photo-editing tool Instagram was the medium and focus behind a contemporary photography exhibit last year at the Columbus Museum of Art.

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Navigating Facebook as a Museum Professional

March 2013

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Are you looking to strike a better chord with your audience on Facebook? Once you have created your Facebook page, there are a number of interesting features to consider, allowing you to better reach out to the people who “like” you.

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